NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

  Today’s news digest is brought to you by my personal Twitter account @VShah1984. Melbourne, Australia-based German geographer and demographer Simon Kuestenmacher @simongerman600 shared a GIF chart originally posted on the popular newsboard Reddit’s r/dataisbeautiful feed. The chart features two … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 22.08.2020: Footprints and temperatures from times gone by

ROASTING BUNNIES & SPINNING SIXERS: The Jelly Daredevils at the Informa Indoor Cricket Tournament Sep. 2012

By Vijay Shah and Dewan Rahman   Since my first article on the Informa indoor cricket tournament that I blogged about on the 5th August (GOOGLIES & DOOSRAS: The first ever Informa Cricket Championship), there have many changes and things had now crystallised. Our team for the match acquired a couple of extra players including our second female participant. We eventually somehow found an answer to our dilemma over the team name. Our boss, the database manager settled on ‘Jelly Daredevils’ (a jokey pun on the Indian Premier League team, Delhi Daredevils). I took a while to get this name right, … Continue reading ROASTING BUNNIES & SPINNING SIXERS: The Jelly Daredevils at the Informa Indoor Cricket Tournament Sep. 2012

GOOGLIES & DOOSRAS: The first ever Informa Cricket Championship

  By Vijay Shah For my day job I work as a data integrity assistant for a conferencing, events and training company called Informa plc, one of the world’s largest market share holders in this industry. I originally started out about five years ago as a database researcher for one of Informa’s subsidiaries, IIR Conferences Ltd (once a separate company which was merged into Informa several years ago). The database department guys are a really cool, chatty and lively bunch, and I practically consider them a second family. When you have been working in the same company and even the … Continue reading GOOGLIES & DOOSRAS: The first ever Informa Cricket Championship